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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Yeah but nothing like a party.....they might have to check with Trump tho. As he might have bought their casinos.
    Doubt it. He's so heavily leveraged in the ones he owns now, he's been forced to take a day job on TV to make ends meet. Buying Casinos in Peshawar (Monaco of Pakistan) might be a smidge beyond the Donald's reach, financially.

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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by notquiteright View Post
    Actually there are MANY reports on how Ambassador Stevens walked out among the Libyans, much to his paid security detail's angst. His RSO was quite nervous about security, the one who was not present in country at the time of the attack.

    I love how you now embrace the lame stream media on this. gospel to you now...

    And again the threats are constant deadlines come and go constantly. Operations run even in high risk environments. Threats are never 'dismissed' if there isn't confirmation from several sources it is difficult to pull the plug at every rumor, or shut down all embassies/consulates/missions in the area every time there is a rumor. That is handing the terrorists too many easy victories.

    A republican politician makes a claim on TV and it is gospel, Hillary or Obama's people say something and it's a total lie- you are very selective.

    And you are clueless on how many actual agents were anywhere near the Consulate... you really think 69 were in Benghazi??? they would have been tripping over each other.

    Now on what a majority thinks- once again I believe the radical right is fooling only itself...


    Yes, there are many reports that were out about Stevens and being out amongst the Libyans. Which has nothing to do with the Night of or the day before with what Stevens had to say. Which Hicks and others Brought out with their testimony. Also has nothing to do with Stevens being used with a CIA operation. Nor what he stated to McCain.

    Nah not at all as I used more overseas News Sources which can be looked at in all the threads on Benghazi. Plus I used all the fact checkers. So there goes another assumption of yours and all that assuming you are use to.

    Yeah yeah......what you think you know from training, is complete total difference when it comes to reality. Especially with Blown operations, safe-houses, People being injured, and killed.

    No I doubt I am clueless......as actually there was more. As it wasn't US Armed Forces holding down Gadhafi's warehouses. But then any with that so called experience you TRY to harp on, would have understood who was stockpiling Gadhafi's weapons. Especially on that side of Libya and in around Benghazi. Even after Hillary testified to securing warehouses......again Plural.

    Also no one said anything about a majority radical Right thinking.....just that the majority of the US population. Doesn't think like you.

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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    They did have security at the Embassy, but consulates are usually not as well guarded. It's also not normal for the Ambassador to be at a consulate for an extended period. For example, there's a Russian consulate in Seattle -- but it's not as heavily guarded as the Embassy in Washington, and the Ambassador rarely, if ever, goes there.
    Seattle isn't a hostile environment full of gun wielding religious extremists who kill people for not adhering to their crazy ideologies.

    It seems kind of fishy that the Ambassador would leave the relative security of the Embassy for a far less secure Consulate where the CIA was operating unless he was involved in what the CIA was doing.
    Nobody knows, and nobody will ever know why he went to the CIA.

    Quote Originally Posted by notquiteright View Post
    When we were training them, back in the heyday, we called 'em 'Contractors'. 'Ours' did a variety of missions- checkpoints, High Value Personnel Close Escort, High Risk Convoy Escort, Facility guard.

    Korea is a tad different as it is still technically a war zone.

    The Marine Security Guard consists of 1000 Marines for 150 locations. typical detachment is 5 men. Their mission is to guard the classified equipment and materials. (wiki)
    Some call them contractors still, but for me, possibly most military mechanics and engineers, a contractor is just a guy who would come in and do the advanced technical crap on our equipment that we weren't allowed to do.
    I love the NSA. It's like having a secret fan-base you will never see, but they're there, watching everything you write and it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside knowing that I may be some person's only form of unconstitutional entertainment one night.

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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Yes, there are many reports that were out about Stevens and being out amongst the Libyans. Which has nothing to do with the Night of or the day before with what Stevens had to say. Which Hicks and others Brought out with their testimony. Also has nothing to do with Stevens being used with a CIA operation. Nor what he stated to McCain. Nah not at all as I used more overseas News Sources which can be looked at in all the threads on Benghazi. Plus I used all the fact checkers. So there goes another assumption of yours and all that assuming you are use to. Yeah yeah......what you think you know from training, is complete total difference when it comes to reality. Especially with Blown operations, safe-houses, People being injured, and killed. No I doubt I am clueless......as actually there was more. As it wasn't US Armed Forces holding down Gadhafi's warehouses. But then any with that so called experience you TRY to harp on, would have understood who was stockpiling Gadhafi's weapons. Especially on that side of Libya and in around Benghazi. Even after Hillary testified to securing warehouses......again Plural. Also no one said anything about a majority radical Right thinking.....just that the majority of the US population. Doesn't think like you.
    Your still thrashing around, chasing one wild ass rumor after another. The night and day before- a major CIA operation is running out of the exposed consulate- IF Ambassador Stevens had REAL worries, why did he go? There was ZERO need for the ambassador to meet anyone at the consulate vs the much better protected Embassy? Why overnite at the exposed Consulate? I imagine lots of worries float about, like rummy's 'snowflakes' that constantly peppered his people with often contradictory messages.

    Hicks is just doing the CYOA crap. Angry, hurt, mourning his boss's loss. Other say what? yeah they did...

    Most was contradictory and unsubstantiated crap. AC130s there... not there... circled overhead.... never took off.

    you used nothing but your own bias. polls show Americans think congress shouldn't be wasting their time on benghazi, 41% of republicans say this is the worst political scandal in US history- though 39% don't know where it is.... very telling only 20% of Independents agree. 56% of voters say Immigration is more important and 52% say back round checks are more important. Voters trust hillary over congress on Benghazi 49/39% (UPI)

    Newsmax says 53% of Americans think the White House is hiding something AND also think the investigation is politically motivated 57%. I see hiding something to mean anything from E-Vile intent to national security. Very telling- 57% of Independents see politics behind the investigation.

    While McCain and others tried desperately to paint ambassador Rice and the Obama administration as engaged in 'watergate' (that's a republican reference isn't it?) style cover up but the public isn't buying in (just the radical right)- 54% believe the Administration said what it thought was true in the early stages.

    Now I said it is only the radical right ranters who think there is a scandal behind benghazi. So try and keep the twisting on target.

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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    No I doubt I am clueless......
    Why couldn't someone else have said this? I just happen to like you, so I'm not going to put it in my signature. I just wish someone else said it.....


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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by notquiteright View Post
    Your still thrashing around, chasing one wild ass rumor after another. The night and day before- a major CIA operation is running out of the exposed consulate- IF Ambassador Stevens had REAL worries, why did he go? There was ZERO need for the ambassador to meet anyone at the consulate vs the much better protected Embassy? Why overnite at the exposed Consulate? I imagine lots of worries float about, like rummy's 'snowflakes' that constantly peppered his people with often contradictory messages.

    Hicks is just doing the CYOA crap. Angry, hurt, mourning his boss's loss. Other say what? yeah they did...

    Most was contradictory and unsubstantiated crap. AC130s there... not there... circled overhead.... never took off.

    you used nothing but your own bias. polls show Americans think congress shouldn't be wasting their time on benghazi, 41% of republicans say this is the worst political scandal in US history- though 39% don't know where it is.... very telling only 20% of Independents agree. 56% of voters say Immigration is more important and 52% say back round checks are more important. Voters trust hillary over congress on Benghazi 49/39% (UPI)

    Newsmax says 53% of Americans think the White House is hiding something AND also think the investigation is politically motivated 57%. I see hiding something to mean anything from E-Vile intent to national security. Very telling- 57% of Independents see politics behind the investigation.

    While McCain and others tried desperately to paint ambassador Rice and the Obama administration as engaged in 'watergate' (that's a republican reference isn't it?) style cover up but the public isn't buying in (just the radical right)- 54% believe the Administration said what it thought was true in the early stages.

    Now I said it is only the radical right ranters who think there is a scandal behind benghazi. So try and keep the twisting on target.

    They already Said It......evidently they thought there was a Need for Stevens to meet the Turk Envoy. So that fact doesn't change no matter how you talk about some need. Or ask your questions.

    We aren't talkin about that aspect of the plane being there or not there. Nor any others really. Also Hicks isn't the only. There is even Hillary's own people admitting to what they said. Or did.

    I have all my links up in the Benghazi threads. Several of them. It's you as usual that's always coming light to any party.

    No go back and read the thread in that post you didn't say it was only the radical right ranters think there is a scandal. So it's not me twisting anything that's you. Which is the norm when you start to talk about what you don't know.

    Which is why you keep looking to get more into Benghazi. Looking to deflect over that issue. As well as avoid this topic for this thread.
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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    Why couldn't someone else have said this? I just happen to like you, so I'm not going to put it in my signature. I just wish someone else said it.....
    Well.....it is stating a fact. As clueless would denote not knowing anything. Which just can't be associated with me. Especially around those assuming types.

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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    So it was a mistake not to close Benghazi due to a supposedly-known threat but closing embassies now is a mistake. Interesting.
    Its called Republican "logic". Whatever Obama does is wrong.

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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    They already Said It......evidently they thought there was a Need for Stevens to meet the Turk Envoy. So that fact doesn't change no matter how you talk about some need. Or ask your questions. We aren't talkin about that aspect of the plane being there or not there. Nor any others really. Also Hicks isn't the only. There is even Hillary's own people admitting to what they said. Or did. I have all my links up in the Benghazi threads. Several of them. It's you as usual that's always coming light to any party. No go back and read the thread in that post you didn't say it was only the radical right ranters think there is a scandal. So it's not me twisting anything that's you. Which is the norm when you start to talk about what you don't know. Which is why you keep looking to get more into Benghazi. Looking to deflect over that issue. As well as avoid this topic for this thread.
    Again you dodge away from reason to continue to beat the one drum. Again why would the US Ambassador have to go to the highly exposed Consulate to do a routine meet instead of the far more secure Embassy- the reason is that was a cover for another meet that blew up in the CIA's face.

    Hicks is the 'only' the rest are pure bunk... planes here refused there, can't take-off and other crap. More spin and BS... you claim the majority this and that but again the polls i cite say otherwise...

    And yes it is the right wing ranters doing all they can to make this a scandal to use in 2014/16. As the polls show most of the citizens are not interested.

    But keep dancing, flailing away....

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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by notquiteright View Post
    Again you dodge away from reason to continue to beat the one drum. Again why would the US Ambassador have to go to the highly exposed Consulate to do a routine meet instead of the far more secure Embassy- the reason is that was a cover for another meet that blew up in the CIA's face.

    Hicks is the 'only' the rest are pure bunk... planes here refused there, can't take-off and other crap. More spin and BS... you claim the majority this and that but again the polls i cite say otherwise...

    And yes it is the right wing ranters doing all they can to make this a scandal to use in 2014/16. As the polls show most of the citizens are not interested.

    But keep dancing, flailing away....

    Nah.....see that's where you go back to assuming again. I don't play dodgeball.....and Never with Progressives.

    First off.....the building wasn't a Consulate. Second from the Beginning I stated Stevens was there for another reason. Which involved meeting the Turkish Ambassador's Envoy. Which the Turks had closed their Embassy in Libya. With the ouster of Gadhafi. So once again you aren't saying anything here, answering your own question.

    Second.....throughout this whole thread I didn't say anything about Planes other to mention that no one had brought up anything about planes. Or anyone saying something about planes.

    Another thing I didn't claim anything worth noting about the majority. Other than the fact that the majority out there doesn't think like you do.

    Actually the only one in here throwing out all the partisan comments.....about Right radicals, Right Wingers, and anything else that one can think of about those on the Right.....is you!

    As usual.....you do end up proving. What your screen name reads.

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